The Town of Granby is located in Grand County in Middle Park and is at an elevation of approximately 8,000 feet. The town is surrounded by spectacular mountain scenery and is a recreation paradise. Denver, Colorado is a mere 80 miles away. The town was incorporated in 1905, and a new town hall was finished in February 2007. The Town of Granby is in the heart of the Rocky Mountains. It allows local residents and visitors to enjoy downhill skiing, cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, gold-medal river and lake fishing, hunting, camping, hiking, biking, golfing, rafting, horseback riding and an array of other exciting outdoor activities.


source of data: US Census, ACS 5-year est.

People and Housing (2016)

Population 1,722
High School Diploma or more (pop. age 25+) 89.4%
Bachelors degree or more (pop. age 25+) 22.8%
Housing Units 717
Total Households 1,601
% Total Units Vacant for Seasonal or Recreational Use 46.0%

Employment and Income (2016)

Labor Force 1,127
Unemploymet Rate 6.9%
Median Household Income $54,432
Median Family Income $72,321
Poverty Rate 5.5%
Mean Travel Time to Work (minutes) 19.8

Population by Age (2016)

  Granby % of Total
Total 1,722 100%
Preschool (0-4) 88 5.1%
School Age (5-17) 251 14.6%
College Age (18-24) 107 6.2%
Young Adult (25-44) 485 28.2%
Adult (45-64) 620 36.0%
Older Adult (65+) 171 9.9%
Median Age 39.6  

Population by Race and Hispanic Origin (2016)

  Granby % of Total
Total 1,722 100%
American Indian or Alask. native alone 6 0.3%
Asian alone 12 0.7%
Black alone 10 0.6%
Native Hawaiian or other Pac. Isl. alone 0 0.0%
White alone 1,597 92.7%
Two or more races 0 0%
Hispanic or Latino    
Total Hispanic or Latino 218 12.7%
Mexican 181 10.5%
Cuban 0 0%
Puerto Rican 0 0%
Other 37 2.1%

Educational Attainment (2016)

  Granby % of Total
Total Population age 25+ 1,276 100%
Less than 9th Grade 15 1.2%
9th to 12th Grade, No Diploma 120 9.4%
High School Gradute (incl. equiv) 432 33.9%
Some College, no degree 329 25.8%
Associates Degree 89 7.0%
Bachelors Degree 192 15.0%
Graduate or Professional Degree 99 7.8%

Households (2016)

  Granby % of Total
Total Households 717 100%
Family households 475 66.2%
Married with Children 129 18.0%
Married without children 283 39.5%
Single parents 39 5.4%
Other 24 3.3%
Non-family households 242 33.8%
Living alone 206 28.7%
Average household size 2.4  
Average family household size 2.9  

Housing Units (2016)

  Granby % of Total
Total Housing Units 1,601 100%
Owner occupied 462 38.9%
Renter occupied 255 15.9%
Vacant for seasonal or recreational use 736 46.0%
1-Unit (attached or detached) 518 32.4%
2-9 units 84 5.2%
10-19 units 49 3.1%
20 or more units 11 0.7%
Built prior to 1940 58 3.6%

Labor Force (2016)
Total labor force 1,127
Employed 1,049
Unemployed 78
Unemployment rate 6.9%

Commuting to Work (2016)

  Granby % of Total
Workers 16 yrs and older 1,016 100%
Car, truck or van - drove alone 761 74.9%
Car, truck or van - carpooled 72 7.1%
Public transportation 0 0%
Walked 55 5.4%
Other means 15 1.5%
Worked at home 113 11.1%
Mean travel time to work 20  

Resident Occupations (2016)

  Granby % of Total
Employed civilian pop. age 16+ 1,049 100%
Management, professional and related 297 28.3%
Service 241 23.0%
Sales and office 217 20.7%
Farming, fishing and forestry 0 0%
Construction, extraction and maintenance 262 25.0%
Production, transportation and mateiral moving 32 3.1%


 

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